Out of the roughly 200 countries in the entire world, the U.S. is one of just two that allows drug companies to advertise on TV. Why?
The U.S. and New Zealand are the only countries in the world that allow prescription drugs to be advertised directly to consumers. Why is that?
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Behold the 1st video from The Facts, STAT!, via & . How did the US get to be 1 of just 2 countries that allow DTC drug ads? Hint: Claritin.
This video is short. It somehow combines drug ads and an 80s aesthetic reminiscent of Stranger Things. And ! LATFH, !
Watch: Direct-to-consumer drug advertising, explained Another in our ongoing biotech video series starring , with superb 1980s-era styling by . STAT goes more Stranger Things than Stranger Things.